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Assistant coach Danny Manning left to take over the program at Tulsa, where Self once served as coach, and director of basketball operations Barry Hinson was hired to coach Southern Illinois.

Former St. John’s coach Norm Roberts has returned to Self’s staff as an assistant coach after serving in the same capacity last season at Florida. Former Nebraska coach Doc Sadler has replaced Hinson as the director of basketball operations.

“I think one of the great things about coaching is turnover. It’s exciting when you have turnover amongst your staff, even if you don’t want to lose guys,” Self said. “When guys get opportunities, it’s because the players have done a good job and performed well.”